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Grand Hotel Bridgeport Picks Top Fall 2012 Events in and Around Portland

Aug 22, 2012

Photo: Bridgeport Village

Fall is just around the corner and this is the perfect time to indulge in some tax free shopping and a bit of “me” time as you relax in your hotel room.  While you are on your visit, we suggest that you be on the look out for some of these fun local events recommended by our staff:

Ongoing: Events, concerts and tastings at wineries throughout the region.  See for details.

September Event Staff Picks

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Featured Event: 2012 Tualatin Riverkeepers Music Festival

Aug 16, 2012

De La Warr will be one of the featured bands at the Tualatin Riverfront Music Festival

The Tualatin Riverfront Music Festival is happening on Saturday, September 8 at Tualatin Community Park.

This family friendly event supports Grow Tualatin and is organized by the Tualatin Riverkeepers, an amazing group of volunteers that protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system.

The Riverfront Music Festival will feature music from Rust, De La Warr & special guests. There will also be food and drink and more fun for the whole family. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the gate.

Organizers are seeking event volunteers to help with set-up, take-down, registration, security, and more. In return, you get to enjoy the Music Festival for free on September 8. For more information on volunteering, visit or email

Tualatin Riverkeepers (TRK) is a community-based organization working to protect and restore Oregon’s Tualatin River system. TRK builds watershed stewardship through education, public access to nature, restoration and advocacy.

Time to Plan a Grand Hotel Bridgeport Labor Day Getaway

Aug 10, 2012

Labor Day weekend is just weeks away and another summer is coming to a close. Before you put away that suitcase, there is time to book one last getaway before the summer ends.

Here are some fun local events to check out:

  • Final concert of the 2012 Summer Concert Series 6:30-8:30pm in Bridgeport Village Center Court Thursday, August 30 featuring the The Beatniks (free)
  • Final concert of the 2012 Tualatin Concerts on the Commons Friday, August 31 6:30-8:30 PM featuring Lino (Classical/ New Age Guitar). Concerts are held on the plaza near the lake at Tualatin Commons. (free)
  • 16th annual Art In The Pearl Fine Arts & Crafts Festival in Portland
  • This event features hundreds of talented artists and is considered to be one of the top crafts festivals in the country.  Northwest Portland Park neighborhoods are filled with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for people of all ages.
  • Shopping: Labor Day Sales at Bridgeport Village

Labor Day weekend is also a terrific time to explore Willamette Valley’s Wineries.  Many of them host open house events and invite guests to come in for tastings, tours and more. You can also create your own wine tour and drive the Vineyard and Valley Tour Route (please drive responsibly):


Kick it up a notch and reserve one of our packages that combine our luxurious guest rooms and suites with some of the best that the Bridgeport, Tigard and Tualatin areas have to offer. We currently offer the following packages.  Visit for details:
“It’s Tee Time” Golf Package
Romance Package
Wine Tour Package
Bridgeport Shopping Package
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